Celebrate Labour Day with parade and picnic on Monday

News Sep 04, 2009 Ancaster News

The Hamilton and District Labour Council invites everyone in greater Hamilton to join with affiliated unions, non-affiliates, solidarity groups and friends of the labour movement in celebrating Labour Day at the Annual Parade and Picnic on Monday, Sept. 7, starting at 10:30 a. m.

The parade lines up along York Boulevard, east of Queen Street North. It travels south on Queen to Main Street West, east on Main to Bay Street, north on Bay to Cannon, east on Cannon and York Boulevard to Dundurn Park.

The Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra will greet the marchers at the park. During the parade, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipes and Drums, RCL 163 Pipes and Drums and the Caledonia Pipe Band will entertain marchers and spectators.

Cultural exchange

A picnic, featuring a couple of artists visiting from Cuba as part of a cultural exchange, Popeye’s Golden Theory, will follow the parade. Patrick Dillon, secretary-treasurer of the Provincial Building Trades and Construction Council, will be the keynote speaker.

Labour Community Services will provide a barbecue will proceeds going to the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton.

“We’ve got a great day planned for everyone,” said Don Fraser, president of the Hamilton and District Labour Council.

“We know that this year’s celebrations will be as enjoyable as always, and we look forward to another wonderful turnout.”

Celebrate Labour Day with parade and picnic on Monday

News Sep 04, 2009 Ancaster News

The Hamilton and District Labour Council invites everyone in greater Hamilton to join with affiliated unions, non-affiliates, solidarity groups and friends of the labour movement in celebrating Labour Day at the Annual Parade and Picnic on Monday, Sept. 7, starting at 10:30 a. m.

The parade lines up along York Boulevard, east of Queen Street North. It travels south on Queen to Main Street West, east on Main to Bay Street, north on Bay to Cannon, east on Cannon and York Boulevard to Dundurn Park.

The Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra will greet the marchers at the park. During the parade, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipes and Drums, RCL 163 Pipes and Drums and the Caledonia Pipe Band will entertain marchers and spectators.

Cultural exchange

A picnic, featuring a couple of artists visiting from Cuba as part of a cultural exchange, Popeye’s Golden Theory, will follow the parade. Patrick Dillon, secretary-treasurer of the Provincial Building Trades and Construction Council, will be the keynote speaker.

Labour Community Services will provide a barbecue will proceeds going to the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton.

“We’ve got a great day planned for everyone,” said Don Fraser, president of the Hamilton and District Labour Council.

“We know that this year’s celebrations will be as enjoyable as always, and we look forward to another wonderful turnout.”

Celebrate Labour Day with parade and picnic on Monday

News Sep 04, 2009 Ancaster News

The Hamilton and District Labour Council invites everyone in greater Hamilton to join with affiliated unions, non-affiliates, solidarity groups and friends of the labour movement in celebrating Labour Day at the Annual Parade and Picnic on Monday, Sept. 7, starting at 10:30 a. m.

The parade lines up along York Boulevard, east of Queen Street North. It travels south on Queen to Main Street West, east on Main to Bay Street, north on Bay to Cannon, east on Cannon and York Boulevard to Dundurn Park.

The Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra will greet the marchers at the park. During the parade, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipes and Drums, RCL 163 Pipes and Drums and the Caledonia Pipe Band will entertain marchers and spectators.

Cultural exchange

A picnic, featuring a couple of artists visiting from Cuba as part of a cultural exchange, Popeye’s Golden Theory, will follow the parade. Patrick Dillon, secretary-treasurer of the Provincial Building Trades and Construction Council, will be the keynote speaker.

Labour Community Services will provide a barbecue will proceeds going to the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton.

“We’ve got a great day planned for everyone,” said Don Fraser, president of the Hamilton and District Labour Council.

“We know that this year’s celebrations will be as enjoyable as always, and we look forward to another wonderful turnout.”